Job Description

Title: Crew Leader Structure and Bridge


State Role Title: Transportation Operator III


Hiring Range: $48,856 - $79,391


Pay Band: 3


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Port Royal Bridge Crew Headquarters


Agency Website: www.vdot.virginia.gov/jobs


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


 


Job Duties


What drives you? Whether it's knowing the work you do makes a difference, having great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation, and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to your professional development...At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for YOU!

VDOT’s Fredericksburg District has exciting an opportunity available in its Structure and Bridge Department. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill a Crew Leader Structure and Bridge vacancy. This position serves as a member and leader of a crew performing repairs, maintenance, and replacement of bridges and structures to maintain the district’s roadways and bridges. This position is based out of the Port Royal Area Headquarters.

Required skills for job & position:
• Ability to provide technical direction and guidance to a variety of skilled workers
• Knowledge of safety policies, procedures, and programs related to highway and bridge maintenance
• Ability to read, interpret and apply work zone safety and traffic control manuals
• Ability to read and interpret bridge plans
• Considerable skill in the use of various hand, power and carpentry tools, concrete forming and finishing methods and fabricating steel components and welding
• Ability to perform physically demanding heavy manual labor, to work at heights, in and over water, around heavy traffic conditions, irregular terrain, and other adverse conditions
• Basic knowledge of inventory practices and procedures
• Considerable knowledge of bridge fabrication and maintenance methods, equipment, materials, and procedures
• Ability to complete reports and records; to use computers and software applications
• Ability to perform mathematical calculations and to measure and layout construction elements on bridges and culverts
• Ability to plan work schedules and identify and assign manpower, materials, and equipment needed for accomplish the job
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Skilled in rough and finished carpentry
• Skilled in pouring, forming, and finishing concrete
• Considerable skill in the operation of equipment used for highway and, or bridge maintenance


 


Minimum Qualifications


• Commercial Driver' License (CDL)
• Guard Rail Installer Training (GRIT)
• Ability to read, interpret, apply work zone safety, and traffic control manuals.
• Ability to read and interpret bridge plans.
• Skill in the use of various hand, power and carpentry tools, concrete forming, and finishing methods and fabricating steel components and welding
• Ability to perform physically demanding heavy manual labor, to work at heights, in and over water, around heavy traffic conditions, irregular terrain, and other adverse conditions
• Considerable knowledge of bridge maintenance methods, equipment, materials, safety practices and concrete finishing techniques
• Ability to lead, direct, and train others and provide technical direction and guidance to variety skilled workers
• Ability to perform mathematical calculations, to measure, layout construction elements on bridges and culverts
• Skill in the operation of equipment used for highway and, or bridge maintenance.
• Skill in computers and software and basic knowledge of inventory procedures.
• Ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter
• Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment

NOTE: This position requires approved safety shoes.


 


Additional Considerations


• Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control Safety
• Current possession of Class A, CDL.
• DEQ: Responsible Land Disturber (RLD)
• Guard Rail Installer Training (GRIT)
• Crane Operator Certification
• A combination of training, experience, or education in bridge repair or related field desired
• Experience preparing reports, keeping records, and using computers
• Skilled in welding and fabrication of steel components
• Experience leading and training skilled workers
• Extensive experience in bridge fabrication and maintenance methods, equipment, materials, and safety practices


 


Special Instructions


You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.


We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp

VDOT employees have shared Values and a Code of Ethics. http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Fingerprint-based background checks, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available. VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

NOTE: All drivers hired without a valid CDL in hand are required to obtain their CDL within 11 months of their hire date. You cannot operate commercial motor vehicles prior to receiving the necessary licensure and medical certification. Effective February 7, 2022, new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations require entry-level drivers (drivers who are seeking to take the skills test in order to obtain a CDL for the first time, upgrade their CDL to a Class A from a Class B, or take the knowledge test to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement for the first time) to complete FMCSA- approved Entry-Level Driving (ELD) Training before the Department of Motor Vehicles can grant the requested CDL or endorsement. The course is comprised of 160 hours, on average, of training. VDOT is willing to assist with your enrollment in and payment for the course upon your acceptance of an ELD Training Tuition tenure and repayment agreement.

This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

"VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands."

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short- and Long-Term Disability Program, a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching, Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, tuition assistance, wellness programs, etc.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the state recruitment platform (PageUp). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your application account to check the status of your application for this position.

Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and or resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application/resume, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information or attach a resume. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.


 


Contact Information


Name: Priya Paranthaman


Email: priya.paranthaman@vdot.virginia.gov

Salary

0 - 0 USD

Yearly based

Location

Caroline, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 weeks ago
Job Type
Full Time
Education
Any
Experience
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Vacancies
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